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Public Health Agency of Canada advisory. Public Health Agency of Canada is advising individuals in Ontario and Quebec to avoid eating romaine lettuce and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce until more is known about the current E. coli outbreak and the cause of contamination. Click here for more information!​


Protect yourself and others from the flu. Learn more about the flu and book a flu shot appointment. 


Immunization Connect Ontario ​(ICON): A secure website where you can view/print your immunization record & submit new immunizations. Please Note: ICON can slow down when busy. Please try later if it isn't working. Data submitted can take 2-20 days to show up on your record.

Traveller Health Notice:
Click here for the most current information on Zika virus for the public and for health professionals which is available on the Government of Canada website.

Infection Prevention and Control Lapse Disclosure:
This website contains reports on premises where an infection prevention and control lapse was identified....read more

Food Recall Warnings and Allergy Alerts:
For current food recall warnings and allergy allerts from the Canada Food Inspection Agency,
 see recalled products and details here.

Eating Ontario Fish?
If you are eating fish caught in Ontario you can use this guide to help you identify the types and amounts of fish that are safe to eat. Learn how to choose and prepare fish to reduce contaminants.

 

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  • Q:
    I own property in the unorganized territory and want to install a sewage system. Do I need a permit?
    A:
    ​Yes a permit for a greywater, septic system or holding tank (where allowed) type system requires a permit from the Northwestern Health Unit. Our Backgrounder document identifies options and responsibilities. Sample permits are available to assist...